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David Markworth

David Markworth (University of Cologne) is a postdoctoral researcher currently pursuing habilitation at the Institute of Labor and Business Law, University of Cologne. He studied law at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg im Breisgau, followed by an MSc in Law and Finance from the University of Oxford, Wolfson College (Faculty of Law/Saïd Business School).

He earned his doctoral degree from the University of Cologne, specializing in partnership law with a special focus on legal partnerships. In 2020, he received the prestigious Hans Kelsen Prize for Young Researchers. Since 2022, he has taken on the role of chief editor for the Journal for the Law of Partnerships and SME (ZPG).

His primary research interests lie in the law of the legal profession and the regulation of the legal services market. In his research, David examines how we can further consumer interests considering the interplay between European consumer law and the regulatory and institutional frameworks of the national legal services markets as well as judicial systems.

His further work has covered civil law, corporate law, and financial accounting regulation


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